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    August 11, 2013
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♪ you make me so very happy good evening and thanks for joining us here on a sunday night. we do begin with new details this evening after that dramatic end to a week-long manhunt through several states in the west. the search for a man who abducted a teenager after targeting her family, ending in the idaho wilderness. blackhawk haelicopters carrying the s.w.a.t. team. gathering some 2 1/2 hours from where they thought the suspect was, hiding with that young girl. armed and ready to quietly move in. and tonight, 16-year-old hannah anderson is free, reunited with her father. abc's ryan owens this evening on the moment authorities knew they had to act fast. >> hannah's coming home.
>> reporter: hannah anderson is being reunited with her father tonight, in no small part thanks to these horse back riders. >> she did appear frightened. >> reporter: around noon wednesday, they spotted the 16-year-old and her accused kidnapper. family friends james dimaggio. thursday night, one of those riders, a retired sheriff's deputy, reported that sighting to authorities. >> and the amber alert was on the television and i told my wife, i said, that is that girl we seen on the mountain. >> reporter: hundreds of federal agents descended on the rucked idaho backwoods. and at 8:00 friday morning, they found dimaggio's car hidden under brush. saturday afternoon, a plane spotted what looked like a camp si site. members of the fbi hostage rescue team dropped from a helicopter and hiked 2 1/2 hours through treacherous terrain. the fbi will not deal what happened next, except to say dimaggio was given every chance to surrender before he was shot
at 5:22 saturday evening. authorities say he not only kidnapped hannah, but he killed her mother and 8-year-old brother. their bolds found in his burning home in san diego county, california. there are striking similarities between the life and death of james dimaggio and his father of the same name. listen to this. the san diego union tribune reported back in 1989 dimaggio sr. was arrested for breaking into a home and hoilding a 16-year-old girl at gun point. the girl, the same age at hannah, escaped through a bathroom window. dy imagine yoep's father committed suicide on august 10th all those years ago, the exact same day his son was killed by the fbi. >> definitely something that snapped. the only thing that makes sense is this correlation between the dates with the date of the -- his father's suicide.
>> reporter: tonight, we do believe hannah is with her father and that she is unharmed, at least physically. the family is keeping that reunion private and after the week this young woman has had, who can plame them? david? >> ryan, thank you. and now to the extreme weather and this evening a clearer picture here of just how fast the water rose as those drivers were trapped in their cars and swept away by the floods in colorado. abc meteorologist singer see with the stunning numbers and the good samaritan that helped one of those drivers escape. >> reporter: up to a half foot of mud caking everything. those tense moments friday as flash floods invaded. tonight, we know that two of the three missing have been found. and we're hearing more from that guy. >> he's got to know he's better off in the car. >> reporter: 70-year-old glen dobson jumping out of his car and into the flood water. >> oh, no, he just fell down. >> reporter: as he attempted to get to the nearest vehicle, he
was saved by ben, who just happened to be on the road right next to dobson. >> he was in shock. so, being a medic, i know that you talk him down. we're together. you're not going to get out of my car until it's time and i'm going to take care of you. >> such a close call. ginger back with us tonight. and just astounding the numbers rising, the water. >> reporter: right. this is a river gauge we found. just south and east of that area. i have to show you it, david. less than 15 minutes, this thing jumps more than ten feet. at its peak, 13 feet and goes down almost as quickly. thes sense of flash flood right there. >> we start a new week with a similar system in the same place. >> reporter: right. now we're talking about the plains. starting tomorrow, flash flood advisories, watches goes up in northeastern oklahoma and nor northwestern arkansas. this is an area that got slammed last week. also, colorado springs area, even as we speak, flood advisory. >> all right, ginger zee, thank you. in connecticut tonight, the bolds of the two youngest
victims after that small plan crash into a neighborhood have been recovered. 1-year-old madison mitchell and her 13-year-old sister sade were together in their home when that plane hit. a huge part of the home gone there. the wing of the plane. the investigation expected to take some time. tonight, the father of nsa leaker edward snowden is speaking out, saying his son is not a traitor. and though snowden's father says he believes in the american justice system, he does not think his son would get a fair trial if he returns from russia. abc's susan saulny in washington tonight. >> as a father, i want my son to come home. >> reporter: today, in an exclusive interview with abc's george stephanopoulos, lon snowden, father of fugitive nsa leaker edward snowden, said plans have been made to reunite in russia. >> you're going to moscow? >> reporter: bruce fein is the family's lawyer and says it will happen very soon. >> we have visas, we have a date which we won't disclose because of the frenzy. >> reporter: the purpose of trip -- to come up with a criminal defense against charges of espionage.
>> what i would like is for this to be vetted in open court for the american people to have all the facts. >> reporter: but the elder snowden is not convinced his son could get a fair trial. >> when you consider many of the statements made by our leaders, they have poisoned the well, so to speak, in terms of a potential jury trial. >> reporter: just friday, president obama had this to say. >> i don't think mr. snowden was a patriot. there were other avenues available for somebody whose conscience was stirred. >> reporter: mr. obama outlined new measures to reform the secret surveillance programs that snowden revealed, saying he would have done it anyway. >> i called for a thorough review of our surveillance operations before mr. snowden made these leaks. >> reporter: and this weekend, julian assange took issue with the administration, saying, quote, reforms have been made and for that, edward snowden is owed a debt of gratitude. others say he's only earned his felony charges.
david? >> susan, thank you. and tonight, after that al qaeda threat that shut down nearly two dozen u.s. embassies around the world, all but one have now reopened. in yemen, where that threat originated, the doors do remain blocked tonight and abc's muhammad lila is in cairo tonight. >> reporter:ood evening, david. several of the embassies have now reopened and that includes the massive sprauming american embassy here in cairo, which still sits very heavily fortified, right in the heart of the city. within the next few days, 18 out of the 19 embassies and consulates will be fully operational. the one holdout is in yemen, where the threat alert remains high. just in the last two weeks alone, there have been nine u.s. drone strikes there, killing a suspected 38 militants. proof that the american government is taking this threat very seriously. now, these reopenings come on the heels of president obama announcing that while al qaeda's core remains decimated, its affiliate groups are still
effective enough to target and threaten the united states. david? >> muhammad lila, thank you. back here at home and to the economy now. and if you traveled this summer weekend, you likely noticed gas prices coming down. experts believe that this could be just the beginning. here's abc's adee dee roy now. >> reporter: good news for drivers across america. gas prices are falling. the national average for a gallon dropped to $3.56, down about a nickel from last week. and there may be more relief by autumn. prices falling to $3.40. gas prices are going down. how do you feel about that? >> that's a good thing. it's great. tired of paying high prices. >> i think it would be amazing. if it goes down, it would be great. yeah, a great thing for me. i think i'll come into the city more off with my car. >> reporter: the reason for the dip? aaa says crude oil prices are lower, providing downyard pressure on prices. and the agency says, if there are no major hurricanes the rest
of this season to threaten refinery production, prices are expected to stay the same about fall even more. and the good news just keeps on pouring in. after three years of rising prices, the gas average for 2014 is expected to be $3.37, that's the lowest national average since 2010. david? >> welcome news. thank you. and it was last night here we reported on that group gathering in iowa, calling their gathering madam president. little question who was on their mind. hillary clinton for 2016, they are hoping. and several republicans in iowa. three years out, yes, from the next election. one of them with a warning tonight about what it will be like to face off against mrsmrs. mrs. clinton. jonathan karl is in des moines for us tonight. jon? >> reporter: it looks like the 2016 presidential candidacy is under way. donald trump is hinting he may run for president, and insisting this time, he is to be taken seriously. i sat down with him. not surprisingly, he had some controversial things to say.
now, you know hillary clinton? >> i do. >> reporter: how tough is she going to be to beat if she's the democratic nominee? >> i think she'll be very tough. i know her very well, and she will be very formidable. there's no question about it. and as i just said, in front of a nice, large crowd of people in iowa, you better get your act together, republicans, because it's going to be tough to beat hillary. >> reporter: if you were to run for president, how much would you be willing to spend? romney was, what, a few hundred million dollars? >> mitt was worth $200 million there's a big difference between $10 billion and $200 million. i was watching him. he was actually very conservative about spending his own money. >> reporter: a modern presidential campaign can be, you know, half a billion dollars. >> it can be. or more. i'd be willing to spend. why not? what difference does it make? if you do it, you have to do it right. >> reporter: believe it or not, trump is still raising questions about president obama's birth certificate. the kind of thing that makes people question whether he can
ever be taken seriously as a presidential candidate. david? >> unbelievable, jon. seems like we were out on the trail just yesterday. next here to a case shining a national spotlight on patients and their doctors and what happens if you sense your doctor could be administering something you don't need. tonight, a serious case, a michigan doctor accused of giving chemotherapy when it wasn't necessary. here's abc's linzie janis. >> reporter: this doctor is behind bars tonight, charged with the unthinkable. mistreating his cancer patients in order to bilk medicare for tens of millions of dollars. federal prosecutors argued the 48-year-old oncologist gave unnecessary chemical therapy to patients in remission. and fabry kated diagnosis in order to perform expensive tests. and tonight, relatives of his alleged victims are speaking out. >> my father -- >> reporter: jeff says that when his father didn't respond to che chemotherapy, the doctor refused to stop administering the drugs.
? they were giving my father transfusions in the parking garage area and, you know, what kind of a practice is that? >> reporter: the doctor's attorney says his client is innocent. >> the government has not retained an expert to give an opinion that there was a mistreatment or misdiagnosis or no unnecessary test given to any patient. >> reporter: but ores suspected something was wrong as far back as 2010. >> things were being infused incorrectly. >> reporter: cancer nurse angela swantek observed employees at the doctor's clinic. >> to know that a doctor could have potentially brought your death on sooner is sickening. >> reporter: a year later, michigan's licensing board told her it could not prove any violations and closed the file. we spoke to some doctors who told us patients should always ask what the standard protocol is for their diagnosis. and they should never hesitate to get second or third opinions. >> so many of us trust our doctors. that's hard. thank you.
we do move on this evening. we remember here a beloved american voice. she brought her voice to millions of americans, appearing on so many shows for decades. sometimes performing on her own, and so often, as a team with her husband. fans knew them simply as steve andedie. she was known for her major hit in 1963, about a dance craze at the time. ♪ blame it on the gas isbassano♪ >> reporter: she was invited to join the cast of steve allen's local tv show, and when that show became "the tonight show," she and her husband went with it. in 1966, singing "i want to be around." ♪ i want to be around ♪ to pick up the pieces ♪ when somebody breaks your heart ♪ >> reporter: her husband, steve
lawrence, saying in a statement this weekend, eydie has been my partner on stage and in life for more than 55 years. i fell in love with her the moment i saw her and even more the first time i heard her sing. ♪ you make me so very happy ♪ i'm so glad you ♪ came into my life >> reporter: born in new york city, she grew up speaking english and spanish. many of her spanish recordings outselling her english ones. celebrated by her devoted fans and her devoted husband, too. ne ♪ i believe in you >> a voice already missed tonight. there is still much more ahead on "world news" this sunday evening. caught on tape. the man and the mist that caught him. authorities say a water-like spral helped them nab this
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doors. and anyone that wants to protect their valuables, like a watch or iphone, can just mark them with the paint. if stolen and found, the dna-like fingerprint on the chemicals can help police find the owner. so, logan, this has really led to a lot of convictions worldwide. >> yes, in fact, over 1,200 convictions in the uk and europe alone in the last 17 years. >> reporter: and other companies are developing similar chemicals, but this is so new to the u.s., we're told law enforcement agencies across the country are just now looking into how it can be used to fight crime, david. >> many convictions already. gio, thank you. when we come back here on "world news," look at this tonight. the new high rise, $120 million to build. so, how on earth could they forget the most important thing. so, how on earth could they forget the most important thing. is the building useless tonight? drinks, eats. i have very well fitting dentures. i like to eat a lot of fruits. love them all. the seal i get with the super poligrip free keeps the seeds from getting up underneath. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles.
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finally tonight here, the nanny. long retired, but at 71 years young, is she about to answer the call again? it's the royal question in london tonight. a young prince william holding his nanny's hand, seen her in 1988. but tonight, though, london all abuzz over whether that same nanny might one day soon be holding prince william's little prince. tonight, london newspapers learning prince williams has reached out to ask, but no official word. the royal baby, prince george, now 20 days old, seen here in his father's arms. if true, prince william and duchess kate would be getting help from a very experienced nanny. jessica webb, now 71 years old, never married, never had children of her own. but she certainly cared for them like they were. she is said to be considering coming out of retirement to take the job. royal observers have long said she protected the young princes, william and harry, from their
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>> live and in hd, this is abc seven news at 6:30, on your side. continues for the person who shot and killed a man in prince george's county. also, a controversy involving a gospel singer. he claims he was removed for saying he has been delivered from homosexuality. but we begin with a murder investigation in maryland. police are looking for the person who shot and killed a man early this morning in the 2500 block of nicole circle. we have reaction from neighbors. >> neighbors were pretty ups